Jackson Chamber's February 2018 Video News includes information on upcoming chamber events, news, ribbon cuttings, new members, and our Member Connection Video that highlights the STAR Center, Inc.
Kyle Spurgeon: Jackson Chamber is continuing to focus on education in 2018 - Improving K12, building our workforce, and increasing our number of college graduates. We remind you to join us February 1st, that's Thursday for the launch of Southwest Tennessee Reconnect. Our newest staff member Tina Shreeve briefly explains what she does.
Tina Shreeve: As the college success advisor for Southwest Tennessee Reconnect
I'm here to help adult students go back to school and finish their degree.
Now here's Alexis with events.
Alexis Long: Southwest Tennessee Reconnect launches February 1st to help adults attain their college degree.
Members, Business@212º features Lori Nunnery with “What's In Your Register?”
Women in Business talks about how mentoring can change a person's career path.
Join our state legislators for our town hall meeting known as CapitolTALK.
Help us celebrate the retirement of Shirley Jones, as she wraps up 36 years of service with the Jackson Chamber.
And join our Business After Hours at DoubleTree.
We welcome these new chamber members:
We are Atlas Fitness.
We are Belle and Beau.
We are Hucks on Union University.
We are Reagan's Muffler and Service Center.
We are Tulum.
Member Connection with Dave Bratcher of the STAR Center, Inc.
Julie: So what is the mission of the STAR Center?
Dave: The mission is to help any person with any disability realize their potential. And Julie, that is regardless of their ability to pay.
Julie: And what year did the STAR Center begin?
Dave: This all started in 1988. Chuck and Margaret had a vision for the people in West Tennessee and can you believe we're about to turn 30? It is going to be a great 2018.
Julie: Fantastic, thank you so much.
Dave: Thank you.
Jill: Our ambassadors held ribbon cuttings at Advance Financial Jackson North, Morton Moving and Storage, West Tennessee Hearing and Speech Center, Jackson Pride Residential Planning, Dodge's Stores, Hucks, The Blacksmith, and Atlas Fitness.
Kyle: I know all of you that are watching are chamber members … I think … but maybe a few of you are not.
If you're not, we'd love to have you as a member of the Jackson Chamber. Get your application online at JacksonTN.com.